Morocco follows lowest ever Concentrated Solar Power price with fresh tender

Morocco has launched a tender for the 230 MW Noor Midelt II CSP-PV plant in central Morocco, following the recent allocation of the 800 MW Noor Midelt I project to an EDF-led consortium at a record-low price of 68 dirhams/MWh ($71/MWh). Developers will have until September 16 to prequalify [...]

Concentrated Solar Power tech leaps set to cut reflector losses, water costs

European researchers are preparing to install automated dry-cleaning and sensor technology at operational Concentrated Solar Power plants that will cut water usage, labor costs and stabilize reflectance levels. New technologies that reduce water consumption are set to cut costs and limit the environmental impact of CSP plants in the coming [...]

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Oman mulls thermal concentrated solar power project

The Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) — the sole procurer of new electricity and water capacity under the Sector Law — is mulling plans to set up the first-ever solar thermal project to support the future energy requirements of the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) at Duqm. The [...]

Suppliers List of China 13 Key Concentrated Solar Power Projects

As CSP Focus keeps reporting, 3 of China 1st phase of 20 demonstration Concentrated Solar Power proejcts have been successfully connected to the grid in the second half year of 2018, which are CGN Delingha 50MW Parabolic Trough Project, Shouhang Dunhuang 100MW Molten Salt Parabolic Trough Project and Supcon Delingha [...]

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24/7 Power: The future of Concentrated Solar Power

Despite the continuously falling costs of solar and wind power, renewable energy continues to grapple with the issue of storing energy produced from sun and wind when the sun doesn't shine and the wind doesn't blow. Lithium batteries store energy from the sun to provide it when needed, even if [...]

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2019 Concentrated Solar Power Conference China-Hangzhou

1 Organization Structure Hosts: China Solar Thermal Alliance Chinese Society of Engineering Thermophysics Chinese Renewable Energy Society Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering Organizers: China Solar Thermal Alliance Zhejiang Supcon Solar Technology, Co., Ltd Institute of Electrical Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences Co-Organizers: Solar Thermal Power Generation Committee of Chinese [...]

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Concentrated solar power projects fast gaining ground in China

Concentrated solar power generation is making tangible progress in China, with the sector set to be an integral part of the country's current power system soon, said experts. Concentrated solar power, solar thermal or CSP, is a technology that uses mirrors to concentrate and reflect sunlight to drive traditional steam [...]

Abengoa receives in China the CSP Technology Innovation Award 2019

This is an annual prize, awarded within the framework of the CSPPlaza 2019 conference, which recognizes companies that have made major breakthroughs in Concentrated Solar Power technological innovation and application over the past year. The company was awarded thanks to the results obtained in a new type of parabolic trough [...]

The UAE secures its place in the sun flexing its PV and Concentrated Solar Power muscle

UAE's solar power footprint is expanding in a dramatic way- Here's how and why. Built at the cost of almost $900 million, the Noor Abu Dhabi solar plant contains 3.2 million solar panels and will produce 1.17 gigawatts of power. The Dubai’s Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park is [...]

Concentrated solar power system that works at night a renewable energy game-changer

An innovative thermal battery being developed by Curtin University researchers will be key to a solar power system capable of producing electricity overnight, rivaling fossil fuels as a viable source of power for commercial and heavy industries around the world, including mining operations. Curtin is collaborating with international renewable [...]

Morocco: The pre-qualification phase for the Noor Midelt II Concentrated Solar Power project launched

The Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (Masen) has just launched a call for pre-qualification (RfQ) for the second plant of the Noor Midelt solar complex (Noor Midelt II), as part of the development of the solar complex Noor Midelt. This call, which also comes after the auction of the [...]

UC Davis Selected to Receive $2.2 Million Award to Advance Concentrated Solar Power Technologies

Researchers will develop innovative additively-manufactured heat exchangers for Solar Thermal Power Generation. The University of California, Davis was selected to receive a $2.2 million dollar award from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) to advance solar technologies. UC Davis will advance concentrating solar-thermal power (CSP) [...]